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Karen Tembreull

L'Anse, MI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Karen Tembreull

Living in the Copper Country region of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula provides Karen with an abundance of  barks, roots, and fibers that she finds herself driven to experiment with. These materials seem to lend themselves to textile applications. Karen is inspired to combine traditional basketry with other fiber arts and metalworking techniques such as piecework, lace making, and fabrication. Karen’s basketry forms are a celebration of the harmony that is intertwined between these natural materials and traditional techniques.

Current Courses Offered by Karen Tembreull

3 days
Teaser image for Between Twill Twine Pouch

Between Twill Twine Pouch

The between-twill twine pouch blends weaving techniques and materials to create a patchwork of nature that you can carry. There will be two project size options; a small pouch (approx. 6” x 1” x 4”) or a medium pouch (approx. 7” x 2” x 6”). The first day will mostly…
Tue, Aug 28th, 2018  –  Thu, Aug 30th, 2018
Instructor: Karen Tembreull